Must See Events

MAR.19-APR.28-Brant Wildlife Festival 2018

Celebrating Nature on the Shores of Parksville and Qualicum Beach

MAR.19-APR.28-Brant Wildlife Festival 2018

Celebrating Nature on the Shores of Parksville and Qualicum Beach

MAR.31-Friends of Foster Park Easter Egg Hunt

Bring the Whole Family and your Easter Baskets

Education Events

Monday, March 26th

Pirate Camp (7 to 12 years) - Brant Wildlife Festival

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:30am | Children, Education, Environment

Ahoy, matey! This fun and educational camp for children aged 7 to 12 at Deep Bay Marine Field Station will introduce landlubbers to the science of the seas through pirate-based games and activities for all ages. Camp will be packed with science-based games, experiments, interpretive nature walks...

Funny Bunny Felt Workshop

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 5:30pm | Children, Community, Education, Family Friendly, Seniors, Teens

We will show you how to use simple tools to turn wool into a lovely, little, funny bunny for your Easter baskets. An easy beginner project to learn basic shapes and attaching parts. All ages welcome, anyone under 18 will need to be accompanied by an adult. (ground floor McMillan Arts Centre - North...

Arbutus Toastmasters

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community, Education, Talks & Workshops

Arbutus Toastmasters: 7:00pm. Every Monday. Everyone Welcome. For the month of April meetings start at 6:30pm.

Tuesday, March 27th

MAR.19-APR.28-Brant Wildlife Festival 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 9:00am | Children, Community, Education, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Major Events, Seniors, Talks & Workshops, Teens

A Spring Celebration of Nature, March 19 to April 28. It celebrates nature, particularly Brant geese, on mid-Vancouver Island through many fun activities for all ages.  Events range from Spring Break Nature Camps for kids to wildlife viewing opportunities and guest speakers across Parksville,...

Englishman River Estuary/San Pariel Birding Walk

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 9:00am | Education, Environment, Family Friendly, Festivals

Arrowsmith Naturalists 'Birders' will lead families and individuals to see birds and explain 'Birding Techniques'. Meet at 9am at Plummer Rd. trailhead. Directions: Island Hwy (19A) to Plummer Rd., southside of orange bridge. Travel approx 1km on Plummer Rd. along the Eng....

Yoga at Bare Roots with Teresa - Level 1 Drop-In

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 9:30am | Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Talks & Workshops

Introduces the foundation of Iyengar Yoga standing poses. Also introduced at this level is the basis of the seated poses, twists, balancing postures, shoulder stand and deep relaxation. The benefits include increased mobility, stability and strength. Yoga philosophy is introduced. These classes are...

In Ehxibit: Jenn Williamson

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 11:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Free, Major Events

Jennifer’s passion for painting and art started at an early age. She is fascinated with clouds, fog, mist, rays of sunlight dancing through the water, mountains, trees, texture, patinas, sunsets, marshlands, rolling pastures and moody skies. Her work has been compared to that of William Turner (...

Family Night in Qualicum Beach

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 4:30pm | Community, Education, Family Friendly, Talks & Workshops

Every Tuesday. Connect with others and learn about family services, support & activities.

Wednesday, March 28th

Ekphrastic Exhibition (Fibre Arts Network)

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 11:00am | Arts, Community, Education, Entertainment, Exhibitions, Family Friendly, Free, Seniors

Ekphrastic denotes a rhetorical device whereby one medium of art is created to relate to another medium of art. Usually ekphrastic poetry is created to respond to a piece of art. FAN has put a distinctive spin on this process by inviting twelve well-know Canadian poets to contribute a poem of...

Small Group Classes"Foundation Skills for Service Dogs"

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 11:00am | Children, Community, Education, Health & Fitness, Seniors, Teens

Training with world renowned trainer, Donna Hill! Teams will learn the basic behaviors needed to teach obedience behaviors and tasks. Your dog will learn how to learn and be confident and able to work in the presence of other dogs. You will learn how to train! Prepayment required before Feb. 27,...